Even in wartime nations and military leaders have grappled with the essential questions of civilization: What is acceptable behavior? When and how may force be used? How do you decide when an action is indecent and should be prohibited? What do you do with those who violate the norms of civilization?
Presenters from the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School National Security Law Department will offer a perspective on the Geneva and Hague Conventions, their origins, and how Soldiers are trained to follow the law on the battlefield. The program will be suitable for teachers and members of the general public interested in learning more about national and international law in military operations. Teachers who attend will be eligible for Act 48 credit. This program is supported by a grant from the Stabler Foundation and there is no cost to attend.